Marcia Navarro serves as an education consultant to RTI’s Center for Education Services, where she leads consulting projects leveraging her expertise in school and district leadership. Prior to joining RTI, Ms. Navarro had experience as a district and school transformation leader at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, where she led a team of transformation coaches that provided school and district leadership coaching throughout the state. Additionally, Ms. Navarro was Senior Managing Director of Teaching and Learning at Teach For America-Eastern North Carolina.
Ms. Navarro brings over 20 years of experience having served as a high school Science teacher, elementary assistant principal, and founding early college high school principal. Throughout her career, Ms. Navarro has been an advocate for equity and worked to improve the educational outcomes of students, particularly those who have been traditionally underserved.